These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.
March 11, 2014
Sutanto, Viola E.
New York, NY : Lark Books, c2014.
176 p. : col. ill. ; 22 cm.
March 11, 2014
Power, Jean, author.
Hauppauge, NY : Barron's, 2014.
143 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
Subtitle from cover.
"A quarto book."
March 7, 2014
Runfola, Matthew, author.
Loveland, CO : Interveave Press, 
256 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm.
A Quarto book.
March 4, 2014
London ; New York : Cico Books, 2012.
128 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 25 cm.
Book Art has 35 innovative designs to transform your books from their original purpose into something attractive and inspiring. Do you have a shelf of old books that you love, but rarely touch? Well why not give them a new lease of life and use them to create one of the 35 beautiful projects Clare Youngs has developed? Divided into five chapters, you will discover ways to make greetings cards, stationery, animals, display scenes and more using pages from all kinds of different books. The beautiful typography and vintage style artworks will provide interesting colour, pattern and texture to designs such as the owl and pussycat pop up scene. The illustrations in children's books give a vintage feel to bunting or an alphabet to decorate a kid's room, while maps and atlases work well on lampshades or birthday cards. Use elegant images from interiors books to decorate a wardrobe and chest of drawers or cut away at a hardcover book to make displays like the cliff and lighthouse scene. The designs use a variety of crafting techniques, from quilling to collage and diecutting, and each project comes with easy to follow instructions and step by step artworks. There's also a helpful techniques section at the back that will be of real use to first-time crafters, handy time saving tips that more confident crafters will appreciate and a templates section.
Steampunk style : the complete illustrated guide for contraptors, gizmologists and primogogglers everywhere!
February 19, 2014
London : Titan Books, 2013.
163 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm.
February 14, 2014
Murphy, John (John C.), 1975-
New York : Lark Crafts, c2012.
132 p. : col. ill. ; 23 cm.
Basics. The basic creature sewing kit ; Oh yeah ... socks! ; Sock anatomy ; How to read my symbols ; Measuring ; Cutting ; Sewing ; Stuffing techniques ; Attaching things to other things ; Arm techniques ; Socktometry lessons ; They can't yell without mouths ; Teeth and tongues -- Projects. Tony V. ; Snarfle ; Give and take ; Gommel ; Jude ; Moose Wayne ; Pie Thagorus ; Salman ; Steve ; Ashurbanipal ; Ecter Pilfory ; Rainbow Dribble ; Desdemona ; Queegsly ; Bob ; Ferlin ; Morv and Goper ; Glensphire ; Jerry Jerome.
John Murphy, author of Stupid Sock Creatures, and his creative crew have figured out new ways to build bodacious bodies from socks and invented a slew of facial features. Some critters have wings and some stand on tripod legs. ... Thanks to John's easy-to-understand diagrams and humorous instructions, nothing is intimidating.--P.  of cover.
February 13, 2014
Yarmouth, ME : Lucky Bamboo Crafts, c2013.
136 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 29 cm.
Enclosed spiral binding.
Traditional fine arts -- Festivals & holidays -- Performance & dance -- Chinese folk toys & games -- Simple Asian crafts -- Project resources.
"Over 100 projects & ideas celebrating Chinese culture." -- Cover
How to show & sell your crafts : how to build your craft business at home, online, and in the marketplace
February 7, 2014
New York : St. Martin's Griffin, .
144 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm
"For crafters who want to take their craft to a new entrepreneurial level, this book is the perfect guide. Using highly-visual, step-by-step tutorials, How to Show & Sell Your Crafts is packed with helpful branding, selling, and merchandising tips that no serious crafter should be without. Using the workspaces, shops, salons, and "through-the-keyhole" profiles of some of the world's most successful crafters, readers will learn the best ways to merchandise and sell their items online, at craft fairs, markets, pop-up events, exhibitions, and in shops. Plus, you'll learn how to build a personality-driven brand, create a memorable blog or website, improve your photography skills, and analyze your results to help move your business forward into the future. You start by learning how to optimize your workspace to improve creativity and profitability, then how to build a strong brand name and online presence across multiple social media platforms. Lastly, learn how to get your work out into the marketplace, engage customers, and use the insider secrets offered in this book to set yourself up for success and grow your sales!"-- Provided by publisher.
Mixed media masterpieces with Jenny & Aaron : create incredible art journals and handmade mixed media treasures with two master crafters
February 4, 2014
Heid, Jenny, author.
Salem, MA : Page Street Publishing Co., 2013.
176 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Painting, making, sculpting, and escaping into mixed media. Celebrate everyday ; Supercute mini faux doughnuts ; Your very own mixed media bracelet ; Heirloom bride and groom vintage photo assemblage ; Sweet spot necklace ; Fauxbulous keepsake cake -- For the love of art journaling. Lovely lady layers and lines ; Favorite things ; I see a white page and I want to paint it black ; I wonder what she wished for ; I taught myself to bake ; Down the shore ; When I grow up and have a house.
January 31, 2014
Hill, Morgann, author.
Philadelphia : Running Press, 
271 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 23 cm
January 27, 2014
New York : Lark, 2013.
128 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Wear -- Decorate -- Play -- Carry -- Give.
January 8, 2014
Asheville : Lark Crafts, an imprint of Sterling Publishing Co., Inc., 2014.
144 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm.
Farm Chicks Country / by Serena Thompson -- Natural and Organic Wedding / by Minna Mercke Schmidt -- Romantic and Pretty Wedding / by Heather Bullard -- Vintage Glam Wedding / by Tiffany Kirchner-Dixon -- French-Inspired Wedding / by Corey Amaro -- Rustic DIY Wedding / by Tracy Schultz -- Resources -- About the Contributors.
January 8, 2014
Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, c2012.
192 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm.
"220 cards, 50+ tags, gift cards, piecings, and more!"--Cover.
Machine generated contents note: Let someone know they're special with a birthday greeting that shines with fun and good wishes. -- Or, choose a unique party invitation to bring everyone together in celebration. -- Card giving isn't just for holidays. -- Choose one of these simple cards for saying "thank you," "get well," or expressing sympathy, congrats, friendship, or appreciation. -- Love is in the air and these valentines are perfect for expressing your feelings. -- Whether you prefer a light-hearted, whimsical, or romantic approach, you'll find just the right one for your sweetheart. -- Bring on the green grass, warmer days, pretty flowers, and of course, springtime holidays. -- Send Easter, Mother's Day, and Father's Day greetings to celebrate the season. -- It's a milestone worthy of celebration, a teen's graduation. -- Be at the ready with congratulatory cards to give and special invitations for your own grad's party. --
A collection of simple designs of greeting cards for all occasions, and includes over fifteen step-by-step techniques for a more polished look -- Source other than Library of Congress.
January 3, 2014
New York, NY : Lark Books (NC), 2013.
419 pages : ill. : 21 cm.
Everyone who loved the original 500 Handmade Books will eagerly dip into this visually dynamic follow-up. Offering 500 stunning new creations by an international roster of artists, it showcases the unlimited creative possibilities of books as objects and as sculptural pieces. Along with traditional, richly embellished volumes, boundary-pushing works unfurl, scroll, and flip; feature improbable materials like metal, fabric, wood, and glass; and include lush, handcrafted papers.
December 23, 2013
Asheville : Lark Crafts, 2013.
143 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Getting started. Tools and materials ;Techniques ; Customizing flip dolls -- Zip and stack. Stacking tree ; Nesting flower ; Elephant parade ; Cheshire cat ; Smiling crocodile ; Sly fox -- Hide, seek, and go. Peekaboo turtle ; Getaway car ; Bouncy bunny ; Gulp the whale ; Winged horse ; Nuts and bolts robot -- Show and tell. Good times watch ; Bright ideas computer ; Plucky ukulele ; Grabby crab ; Knotty frog ; Perching bird ; Lie detector -- Flip and turn. Catfish turnover doll -- Secret messages -- The caterpillar and the butterfly -- George and the dragon -- The owl and the pussycat -- Super hero flip doll -- Vampire and bat -- Circus flip doll.
December 20, 2013
Sartin, John, author.
223 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Author taken from spine.
Introduction to metals and gems -- Basic skills -- Connections -- Texturing metal -- Forging and forming -- Setting stones -- Projects -- Inspiration gallery.
"With beautiful illustrations and step-by-step instructions, this how-to book includes all the techniques involved in crafting metal jewelry, including:--Cutting and filing--Cold connections--Soldering--Texturing--Forging and forming--Setting stones--Applying specialty finishesThe book's clear organization provides easy access to information with straightforward directions and hundreds of full-color photos. You'll also find easy projects for trying the techniques, as well as a stunning gallery of metal jewelry pieces by experienced designers. Find beautiful jewelry examples and gain skills and inspiration with The Complete Photo Guide to Making Metal Jewelry!"-- Provided by publisher.
December 11, 2013
Waukesha, Wis. : Kalmbach Publishing, 2014.
111 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm.
December 11, 2013
Sweet-McNamara, Amee K.
Waukesha, Wis. : Kalmbach Books, 
95 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
December 11, 2013
Philadelphia : Running Press, c2013.
160 p. : col. ill ; 25 cm.
"A Quarto book."--t.p. verso.
Presents an introduction to beadwork, with detailed, step-by-step explanations of beginner and advanced techniques, instructions for twelve projects, and a gallery of finished works by professional artists.
December 10, 2013
Waukesha, Wisc. : Kalmbach Books, 2013.
87 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm.
"30 designs using beads, wire, chain, and more"--Cover.
December 9, 2013
Schmidt, Christine, 1979-
New York : Potter Craft, 2013.
176 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
"Celebrated indie artist Christine Schmidt offers 25 hip, imaginative, and personalizable decorations, toys, puzzles, and keepsakes for children using simple hand-printing techniques. A new take on DIY projects for kids. Personalized, handmade items are a meaningful way to show your love for a baby or child. Christine Schmidt, author of the bestselling Print Workshop and the creative force behind the acclaimed Yellow Owl Workshop line of artisan stationery and home accessories, shares her inspired ideas for making easy, yet entirely unique items for children from newborns to school-aged. Using stamps, stenciling, and other hand-printing techniques, design-savvy parents will be able to make quick kid-friendly projects that will be cherished for years to come"-- Provided by publisher.
December 5, 2013
Korn, Peter, 1951-
Jaffrey, New Hampshire : David R. Godine, Publisher, 
179 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
A shared hunger -- Hammering out a vocation -- The seductive ideology of a craft -- Live from New York -- Heart, head and hand -- Thinking with things -- Exercising my voice -- The inward migration of truth -- Second epiphany -- Mapping a craftsman's mind -- A miracle at the heart of the ordinary -- Creating a school -- The creative cycle -- A good life.
December 5, 2013
Peck, Jessica, 1982-
Lafayette, CA : C & T Publishing, Inc., 2013.
143 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Tea party treats -- We all scream for ice cream! -- Take me out to the ballgame -- Grill master -- To market, to market -- Sweetie pie bakery -- Outdoor explorer -- Glamping -- A home of her own -- Play stand.
December 3, 2013
New York, NY : HarperWave, 
xv, 287 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Food -- Style -- Drink -- Sporting & adventure -- Home & Garden -- Arts & Culture.
From the editors of Garden & Gun, the award-winning magazine known as 'The Soul of the South' comes a guidebook to the mastery of every essential Southern skill and handicraft: from how to shuck an oyster without losing a finger to how to pick the perfect Derby hat, and much more.
November 25, 2013
Blue Ash, OH : D & C, David and Charles, 2013.
111 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm.
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